- BA in Economics and Management, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Nir has 17 years of experience in business development, operations, finance, and fundraising. Most recently, he was the vice president of business development at an early-stage tech startup, where he devised the business plan and two-year financial projections, and negotiated deals with strategic partners. He was also a director of business development at Israel Electric, spearheading its flagship $1 billion broadband project and securing a $75 million investment. Previously, Nir was an officer in the Israeli Navy. He first served as deputy commander of a missile ship. After his promotion to lieutenant commander, he was responsible for six teams of 20 engineers, managed a $55 million budget, and promoted technological and operational infrastructure on command ships by developing new doctrines.